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Catastrophic fires raging in the west of the United States are being fuelled by climate denial and bipartisan pandering to fossil fuel interests, writes Barry Sheppard.

Trump's demagogic intervention dominated the recent Republican Convention, writes Barry Sheppard

Record wildfires in the San Francisco Bay Area have rapidly erupted amid a scorching heat wave – and they are still growing, writes Barry Sheppard.

However significant Kamala Harris' candidacy is as the first Black and South Asian woman candidate nominated to high office by either major party, Malik Miah argues it is not a reason for working people to actively campaign for Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden.

United States President Donald Trump is planning to sabotage the November election in order to throw it into chaos, writes Barry Sheppard.

Unidentified federal agents continue their campaign of lawless violence against Black Lives Matter protesters in Portland, Oregon, causing the protests to grow in reaction, writes Barry Sheppard. Meanwhile, President Donald Trump is threatening to send more agents into other cities to wreak havoc.

In the midst of a surge in COVID-19 cases, President Trump is demanding schools be completely reopened in August-September, putting students and staff at risk, writes Barry Sheppard.

The United States is facing a number of interrelated crises: the coronavirus; the economy; institutional racism, including police violence against African Americans; disarray in the Federal government; and climate change, writes Barry Sheppard.

Trump’s authoritarian aspirations are becoming more evident, writes Barry Sheppard. But the force blocking Trump is the mass Black Lives Matter uprising, which looks to continue the fight beyond the next election.

As the Black Lives Matter movement continues to deepen, Republicans are ramping up attempts to curtail African Americans’ right to vote and President Donald Trump is rallying his base ahead of the November election, writes Barry Sheppard.

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